Oi Frog! (Board Book)
Author(s): Kes Gray
The board book edition of the bestselling rhyming story, jam-packed with the silliest of animals, will have the youngest of readers in fits of laughter.
Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools and gofers sit on sofas, but Frog does not want to sit on a log!
From the award-winning Kes Gray and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, comes an hilarious rhyming tale about a frog who discovers that all animals have their special places to sit!
Can't get enough? Look out for Oi Dog!, Oi Cat! and Oi Duck-billed Platypus!
'An absolute treat.' - Daily Mail
'Hilarious illustrations and rhymes which are easy to recite and join in. Everyone will love it.' - Guardian
Oi Frog!, Oi Dog! and Oi Cat! are a top ten bestselling series. Oi Dog! won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award and was shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award and the British Book Awards in 2016, amongst others. It also won the Teach Primary New Children's Fiction Award, MadeForMums Award, Bishop's Stortford Picture Book Award and Portsmouth Picture Book Award. Oi Cat! was the Independent Booksellers Children's Book of the Season and Oi Goat! is a World Book Day book in 2018. Combined series sales currently stand at a phenomenal 900,000 copies.
REPRINTING - DUE EARLY 2019
Winner of Teach Primary New Fiction Award 2015. Short-listed for The Sheffield Children's Book Awards 2015 and Portsmouth Book Award 2016.
You'd be hard pressed to find a more entertaining book than this stunningly illustrated story... Field's illustrations are bursting with energy and silliness... an absolute treat. Irish Daily Mail
I adore this fantastic picture book... Jim Field's strong and amusing illustrations bring this hilarious rhyming story to life... no doubt going to be the favourite choice for bedtime... for both children and adults! Bath Chronicle
Kes Gray and Jim Field make an excellent pairing in this picture book perfectly aimed at young children... a series of increasingly funny scenes, making this a picture book that is fun to share. * * * * Books for Keeps
Hilarious illustrations and rhymes... everyone will love it. Libby Allman (Children's Book Specialist)
I absolutely loved Kes Gray's hilarious rhyming tale... terrific. Red Reading Hub
Delightfully wicked, will have the whole family laughing! Norwich Evening News
Perfect for 3-5 year-olds... an hilarious re-readable future favourite. Waterstones (Leilah Shelton)
A very funny book with a lovely twist to the tale. Really entertaining... perfect for bedtime. Books for Keeps
Readers will enjoy the clever play on words as well as the bold and comical illustrations Carousel Storytime will never be the same. Impossible to resist Kirkus
Great fun independent.ie
Delightfully mad telegraph.co.uk
[A] hugely enjoyable piece of rhyming fun..."This is simply an absolute delight to read aloud with your child and became a firm bedtime favourite with my 6 year old daughter Coco" commented radio 2's Jo Whiley, Teach Primary
A fun and welcome addition to the world of rhyming animal books School Library Journal
Expect lots of laughter Booklist
Children will adore joining in with the strong rhyming patterns as well as loving the ridiculous scenarios Teaching English (Primary Matters)
Kes lives in Witham, Essex, with his wife, young family and assortment of animals. He is a born storyteller. Voted by the Independent as one of the TOP TEN children's authors only a year after publishing his first book, he is the author of the award-winning Eat Your Peas and winner of the Red House Children's Book Award for Younger Readers.
Jim Field is a lead-driven, pencil-pushing, 25-frames-per-second, Led Zeppelin fan. He is also a hugely talented illustrator and animation director. His first picture book Cats Ahoy! won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and his vibrant, energetic style and witty detail delight children and adults alike.
- : 9781444933796
- : Hachette Children's Group
- : Hodder Children's Books
- : 0.368
- : February 2016
- : 180mm X 180mm
- : United Kingdom
- : books
- : Kes Gray
- : Board book
- : 816
- : Jim Field
- : English
- : 823.92
- : 24
- : full colour throughout